Austin Wonch: Enjoying Every Moment

IMCA Modified Standout Austin Wonch poses next to his #98 at Crystal Motor Speedway.

Living only 4-minutes away from one of Michigan’s premier dirt tracks, Crystal, Michigan’s Austin Wonch is never too far from racing action, and there is no place he would rather be.

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Tim Dalman…Having Fun at Every Turn

Tim Dalman and his son Luke pose by his no.94T machine.

While sitting in the bleachers at I-96 Speedway one car always seems to catch the eye of every fan.  It’s not the neon orange no.94 on the side that grabs ones attention, but instead the smooth stealth-like moves of the driver behind the wheel of the blue hued Modified.   Tim Dalman has always had the driving style of a veteran and with a lineage of speed it is no wonder that Dalman has become one of I-96 Speedway’s top competitors. Continue reading “Tim Dalman…Having Fun at Every Turn”

Some Wizardry with Kevin Lincoln

Kevin Lincoln is truly the "Wizard of Air". On a summer day he poses by his Modified. (Photo Courtesy of Hogan Technologies)

When it comes to natural talents, some people go through life never really knowing what gifts they have, others find them but are never able to pair them with a passion, and then there are some who get it all.   This is the case with Dorr, Michigan’s Kevin Lincoln. Continue reading “Some Wizardry with Kevin Lincoln”

Hooked Up & Hauling with Brent Hook

Brent Hook takes a stand next to his no.17 Modified

Watching a black no.17 make laps around the wicked-fast high banks of Kalamazoo Speedway is not an unusual sight.   It’s also not all that uncommon to see that same no.17 in victory lane after a Modified A-Main.

For nearly three decades; Alamo, Michigan’s Brent Hook has been putting a smile on the faces of western Michigan race fans.   For Hook, the interest in auto racing was sparked by a love for cars in general, and after he graduated from Western Michigan University where he played football, Hook decided to pour his competitive nature into a Sport Stock. Continue reading “Hooked Up & Hauling with Brent Hook”

Rusty Zeigler is Carrying on The Family Tradition

Rusty Zeigler awaits a night of racing from the cockpit of his no.776

One cannot think of Crystal Motor Speedway without the image of a red No.776 coming to mind.   For decades the Zeigler family name has been synonymous with the 3/8-mile dirt track in Crystal, Michigan.

A regular front-runner in the IMCA division; Rusty Zeigler can’t imagine a Saturday night away from the rumble of race engines. Continue reading “Rusty Zeigler is Carrying on The Family Tradition”

Kody Weisner & UNOH – A Winning Combination

Kody Weisner poses by the #00 UNOH Modified which he piloted at the UMP Nationals @ Eldora

For young Kody Weisner nothing comes quite as naturally as strapping in behind the wheel of a racecar.  The third-generation driver who calls Muskegon, Michigan home has been around the dirt tracks for as long as he can remember, “It’s just one of those things where it’s in the blood”. Continue reading “Kody Weisner & UNOH – A Winning Combination”